Department of
Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering was established in the year of 2009. The Department has grown significantly and offers B.Tech.- Mechanical Engineering, M.Tech.-Renewable Energy and Ph.D. courses with a well qualified and experienced team of faculty specialized in different fields of Mechanical Engineering committed to provide quality education.



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It is my pleasure and honor to welcome you to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at PMIST. Mechanical engineering is one of the most comprehensive professional disciplines employed in a wide range of industries such as power generation, manufacturing, energy, repair and maintenance, automation and control, robotics,etc. Our primary importance is to motivate, inspire, build trust and confidence in students and they are also taught interdisciplinary themes such as environment, civics and entrepreneurship. At this challenging and exciting time, I wish to reach out to all our faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends. I appreciate your continued support of our Mechanical Engineering Department, and I hope I can count on your active involvement in shaping its future. I would love to hear your ideas and opinions on how best to move forward. Your input is always welcome and needed.

Thanks for the privilege

Dr. J. Thiagarajan


Mechanical Engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the basic principles of physics and material science for analysis, design, manufacturing and maintenance of mechanical systems. The Department was established in the year of 2008 and has grown significantly.

The Department has smart class room facility and CNC Machines Lab sponsored by Bosch-Rexroth India Ltd. It has also received research grants for an amount of 153 lakhs as total grants from various Govt. funding agencies such as DST and MNRE, New Delhi.

The Department is constantly promoting renewable energy activities and the students actively involved in fabrication of renewable energy products. Well qualified and experienced team of faculty specialized in different fields of Mechanical Engineering are committed to provide quality education.

Scope of Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical engineers are involved in the design, analysis, testing, manufacturing, control, operation, and maintenance of mechanical systems - that is, any system that has a moving part.
  • The major career opportunities for mechanical engineer are Manufacturing, Energy, Robotics and automation, Design and Development, Automobile, Aerospace, Refrigeration, Quality Control, Marine and Metals & Materials.


Value Added Courses

  • Value added programmes such as ANSYS, Pro/E, NDT and MASTERCAM, etc., are being conducted.
  • Student Executive Programme to understand resources and systems.


  • Guidance for placement and overseas higher studies.
  • Knowledge transfer and leadership development through Webinars, Seminars, Conferences, Symposia, Workshops, Clubs and Societies.


  • Training on latest automation technologies through the Centre of Excellence for Training and Research in Automation Technologies.
  • Hands on training on equipments and machineries including CNC Milling and CNC lathe


  • R&D financial support to students for taking up projects with innovation and societal application (like Solar power operated car, Eco challenger, Fluidized bed reactor, Multi wood cutter, Two wheeler for persons impaired with both arms, etc.)

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